The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WatchGuard
North West / Manchester
Rank 198 170 181
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 1 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.027% 0.063% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.066% 0.16% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 19
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1512 1288 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.23% 40.40% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 1075 1431
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Manchester region.

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Manchester

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (69.23%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) OSPF
3 8 (61.54%) BGP
3 8 (61.54%) Wireless
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Wireless
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (61.54%) VLAN
3 8 (61.54%) NX-OS
3 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
4 7 (53.85%) WLAN
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) ADSL

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) BGP
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Wireless
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) NX-OS
3 8 (61.54%) OSPF
3 8 (61.54%) VLAN
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) Wireless
4 7 (53.85%) WLAN
5 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
6 4 (30.77%) ADSL
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp